An analysis of off-reserve core housing need of Indigenous renters in British Columbia
Measuring Social Acceptance of Resettlement Colonies for the Post COVID-affected Migrants in India
Journal of the Anthropological Survey of India
COVID across the world has created pandemic and a significant effect of these experiences is in the Global South. Within the Global South, the most affected are the most impoverished places in…
White Paper: The Economic Impact of Affordable Housing Stock in Kent and Ottawa County, Michigan
Rent Burden and Depression Among Mothers: an Analysis of Primary Caregiver Outcomes
Journal of Policy Practice and Research
Using national longitudinal survey data from the Fragile Families & Child Wellbeing Study (FFCWS), this study builds on existing knowledge about housing insecurity, female caregivers, and well-being.…
Greenspace redevelopment, pressure of displacement, and sleep quality among Black adults in Southwest Atlanta
Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology
The findings suggest a nuanced relationship between social environmental stressors, pressure of displacement related to greenspace redevelopment, and sleep quality among Black adults.
Tiny Homes Are Huge for People Living With Serious Mental Illness
Research on Social Work Practice
A formative evaluation examined the acceptability and feasibility of tiny homes for people living with serious mental illness and identified six recommendations for tailoring the design of the tiny homes and the community where the homes will be located to meet the needs of people with SMI.
More Than Just Hard Work: Educational Policies to Facilitate Economic Mobility
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed long-standing class-based inequities in education and as a result highlighted the role of structural supports (e.g., food, stable housing, income) promoting economic…
A multiobjective optimization model for locating affordable housing investments while maximizing accessibility to jobs by public transportation
This paper develops a new optimal location model for siting affordable housing units to maximize the accessibility of low-income workers to appropriate jobs by public transportation.…
Issues and challenges in contemporary affordable public housing schemes in Malaysia
International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis
Purpose This study aims to examine the issues and challenges in contemporary affordable public housing schemes and proposes an alternative affordable public housing model for low- and middle-income…
Medicare Beneficiaries Living In Housing With Supportive Services Experienced Lower Hospital Use Than Others.
Investments in housing with supportive social services have the potential to reduce hospital use and thereby decrease spending for vulnerable older patients, according to a nonprofit, community-based program in Queens, New York.
Patterns in functioning among residents of an affordable assisted living housing facility.
The results suggest that the affordable ALH milieu enabled low-income residents to maintain function or cope well with functional decline, and compares the ALH residents' functional patterns with those of the community-dwelling respondents to provide evidence that the affordability of this milieu was comparatively beneficial.
The Changing Problem of Overcrowded Housing
Abstract Overcrowding has increased in the U.S. after decades of decline—dramatically so in some locales and for some ethnic groups. The nature of the problem and its very definition for policy…
Chronic residential crowding and children's well-being: an ecological perspective.
It is demonstrated that perceived parent-child conflict functions as an underlying, intervening process that largely accounts for several correlates of household crowding among children.
Overcrowding in the home: an empirical investigation of its possible pathological consequences.
American sociological review
It is suggested that attention be turned away from the question of whether crowding ever has effects to the study of factors which maximize or minimize its effects.
Clinical progression and virological failure on highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1 patients: a prospective cohort study
Subsidized housing and children's nutritional status: data from a multisite surveillance study.
Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine
In a large convenience sentinel sample, the children of low-income renter families who receive public housing subsidies are less likely to have anthropometric indications of undernutrition than those of comparable families not receiving housing subsidies, especially if the family is not only low income but also food insecure.
Crowding: risk factor or protective factor for lower respiratory disease in young children?
BMC public health
The findings suggest that household crowding places young children at risk of acute lower respiratory infection but may protect against asthma, consistent with the hygiene hypothesis.
The Relationship between Housing and Health: Children at Risk
Environmental health perspectives
A 2-day workshop focused solely on the effect of housing on children’s health and the translation of research findings into practical activities in home construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance, which generated robust dialogue on potential future research opportunities and overall policy gaps.
Effects of Housing Vouchers on Welfare Families. Prepared for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Amy Jones & Associates, Cloudburst Consulting, and QED Group LLC
Homeownership and Well-Being Among Blue-Collar Workers
The economic, social, and psychological vulnerability of blue-collar workers increases as the U.S. economy continues to shift from manufacturing to service and technology. This paper reports findings…